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Waste audit at Wilfrid Laurier University

TitleWaste audit at Wilfrid Laurier University
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsScozzafava, K., G. Schaus, B. Sammons, and R. Witteveen
Keywordswaste audit, waste management, Wilfrid Laurier University
Abstract

As Wilfrid Laurier students we decided to undertake a waste audit at our own school. We decided upon doing the waste audit on our campus for three reasons: because it was closer, more familiar and to help improve waste management at our school. Wilfrid Laurier is not as integrated or conscious about waste as the University of Waterloo and boasts no programs like WatGreen. After talking with John Campbell, Manager of Facilities Operations in the Physical Resources department we decided on conducting an audit on the main concourse and lounge area located in the center of campus. When discussing several audit options, Mr. Campbell noted that this concourse area produced by far the most amount of garbage on campus. We therefore selected to conduct a waste audit on the concourse area of campus because it would hopefully make the biggest impact on waste management at our school… For full text, please e-mail sustainability@uwaterloo.ca